This is a Gender and Health Assessment of Thailand, using available data and proxy data from WHO to measure gender equality. The authors used data and infographics to answer four key questions: 

  • Why does gender matter for health in Thailand?
  • Do men and women in Thailand have equal access to determinants of health?
  • Do gender, location, education, and income affect the health status of people in Thailand? 
  • Are gender, equity, and human rights reflected in the legal and institutional structures and capacity of Thailand? 

Based on data, the authors concluded that forward-looking policies, if effectively implemented through suitable institutional mechanisms and adequate capacity, support the mainstreaming of gender, equity and human rights perspectives in health and enable change towards greater equity.

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